April 1, 2020
Panama Pacifico Agency suspends administrative proceedings due to national state of emergency declaration in Panama
Given the current situation in Panama due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to mitigate the spread of the virus, the Panama Pacifico Agency1 (the Agency) issued Administrative Resolution No. 032-2020 of 2020 (the Resolution), suspending administrative proceedings from 26 March 2020, until the national state of emergency is lifted.
The Resolution also limits the hours the Agency will be available to the public. The Agency will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. However, the Agency could attend to cases of extreme urgency on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
For additional information with respect to this Alert, please contact the following:
Ernst & Young Limited Corp., Panama City
Ernst & Young LLP (United States), Latin American Business Center, New York
Ernst & Young LLP (United Kingdom), Latin American Business Center, London
Ernst & Young Tax Co., Latin American Business Center, Japan & Asia Pacific